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You will undertake the Master by Research program under the direction of an appointed research supervisor.
The Master program is structured to enable you to:
- complete a compulsory research methods course
- receive training in research integrity and ethics
- select studies in qualitative and quantitative research techniques
- complete a thesis/project which demonstrates your original contribution to the field and your ability to communicate complex or original research for peers and the community to an international standard.
You will develop mastery in research in your chosen field by undertaking a substantial and rigorous research project.
You will develop:
- a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in one or more disciplines
- advanced knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the field of work or learning
- cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and its application
- cognitive, technical and creative skills to:
- investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
- generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
- use and evaluate research and research methods.
- communication and technical skills to present coherent and sustained argument and to disseminate research results to specialist and non-specialist audiences
- technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice.
As a graduate you will demonstrate the application of these knowledge and skills:
- with creativity and initiative to new situations and/or for further learning
- with high-level personal autonomy and accountability
- to plan and execute a substantial piece of research.
You are required to complete:
Research integrity online modules
- Research integrity
- Copyright and intellectual property.
Research methods courses step you through the literature review and preparing your research proposal for confirmation of candidature. They are taught in large discipline groups.
You may elect to take (where relevant):
Electives in qualitative or quantitative research techniques once data collection has begun. You can use your own data to explore different research analysis techniques. Your supervisor will help decide when you should take these electives.
You are encouraged to participate in activities offered by the University, college and school according to your needs and interests.
This Master program may be undertaken in a variety of modes. Prospective candidates should discuss these modes of submission with their potential supervisor/s prior to application.
The Master of Fine Art (Research) is a postgraduate project-based research degree. The program has a pluralistic and interdisciplinary focus and cross-disciplinary dialogue is encouraged to enrich student's experience and knowledge.
Plans are variations offered for a program such as specialisations, modes of delivery or location. Browse a plan to see the courses our students are currently studying.
Master of Fine Art
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
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